Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church

1865 Knoxlyn Road    *    Gettysburg, PA 17325    *    (717) 642-5332



May 15 - Women's Guild (1:00 pm)

The Women's Guild will meet this coming Tuesday in Fellowship Hall. We will finalize plans for June's Coffee Hour. Hope to see you all there!

May 19 - Armed Forces Day

Please show your respect by participating in local activities being held to honor them. Don't know of any? How about a kind word or gesture to show your appreciation to those you know who proudly serve or have served our country!

May 20 - New Member Class (11:30 am)

Are you interested in learning more about our congregation? Please join our New Members Class after worship on the dates listed above, beginning at 11:30 am and lasting approximately 1 hour. Please talk with Pastor Mark for more information.

June 1 - Chip in For Krislund Golf Tournament

Golfers needed for the 8th annual Chip in for Krislund Golf Tournament (CIFK) being held Friday, June 1 at Mountain View Golf Club in Fairfield. All proceeds will go toward camper scholarships. Have fun while supporting this great cause! Please see the bulletin board in the Narthex for more information or call the church office at 717-642-5332.

June 2, 3 - Gettysburg Civic Chorus Concert

June 30 through July 1 - 3rd Annual Congregational Retreat

(Overnight, 10am through 3pm)

This year's retreat is called Faith-Family-Fellowship-Fun. We will be having an overnight event at Rhodes Grove Conference Center near Rt. 81 outside of Chambersburg. We will be spending time exploring the beautiful outdoors, connecting with each other in fellowship, and if you care to, participating in 6 various activities for spiritual renewal. These activities include: Prayer Labyrinth, Art Station, Forgiveness Station, Storytelling Station, Bible Study Station, Praying for the World/Prayer Chain Station, and for kids of all ages, Let's Make Music station. There is tent and RV camping available for $15 and $20 respectively, $30 if you want sewer hookup; for those who like creature comforts there are motel style rooms for $50. All meals (Sat lunch through Sun lunch) are served buffet style and we hear the desserts are AMAZING! It will be $48 for food for the weekend. This is an inter-generational event and we are praying that you will prayerfully consider joining us that weekend for a time to remember!


Office Closed

Due to the counting process, the office will be closed for phone calls and business on the 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Monday mornings of each month, as well as the 2nd Tuesday morning. The 2nd Monday of the month will continue to have office hours from 12:30-4:30 due to Barb attending the monthly I&S meeting.

"31 Fundraiser" Update

The fundraiser was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who ordered. At least $250 was earned to offset the cost of the marriage retreat!

"Mamma Mia!" Fundraiser

The marriage retreat committee is sponsoring a fundraiser at Totem Pole Playhouse to help offset the cost of the retreat. The show is titled" Mamma Mia" and takes place on August 11th at 8 pm. The cost is $45 per person, payable to LMCPC (Totem Pole in memo please!) Sign up on the bulletin board in the Narthex. Thanks for your support!

Flower Calendar

The flower calendar for 2018 is on the narthex bulletin board and is ready to be filled in. If a date is already taken, a basket or bud vase can be added. Any questions, see Roz Santay or Nancy Ward.

Fitness Program - "Fun and Fitness"

The Fitness Program with Dave Diehl meets at 1:00 PM each Thursday in Fellowship Hall. Come on out and join in, Dave will make it fun! 

Bells of Faith Ringers Wanted

Bells of Faith is in need of two players. If interested, please contact John Day at 717-698-0994 or jmday5551@gmail.com. The only requirement is dedication to attendence at rehearsals every Thursday from 6-7 beginning Sept 7, as well as performances every 3rd Sunday of the month starting in October. You don't even need to read music, just be able to count in rhythm! Please help out if you enjoy hearing the bells. Thanks! 

Chancel Choir is Seeking Members!

The Chancel Choir is seeking members in all sections: soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. Even if you don't know what those terms mean, the choir would welcome you as long as you enjoy music and can follow basic direction. The choir leads music for Sunday service except for those weeks the Bell Choir performs. If you have any questions, please call Frank Buhrman at 717-642-8393 or email fabuhrman@hotmail.com.

Room 4 Adult Bible Study - New Testament Characters

On April 8, our class started a new 10 week series. The title is "New Testament Characters." Each Sunday we will learn about a very ordinary person, just like us, who was touched by Jesus. Grab a donut and join us at 9 am. Questions? Ask Doyle Waybright or Susan Nunamaker.

Seekers Sunday School
All are invited to join the Seekers Sunday School class in our study of the Parables in the classroom located in classroom 3 of the Education Building!

Wednesday Afternoon Bible Study

The Wednesday afternoon Bible study group is studying the Apostle's Creed. Please join us each week. The study begins at 1:30 followed by a prayer meeting at 2:45 pm. Come for one or both. All are welcome!

Fairfield Food Pantry Needs
Thank you for your continued love and generosity. Some suggestions:
 Canned meat (tuna, chicken, hame, etc.), peanut butter, jelly, canned vegetables, pork and beans, macaroni and cheese, rice, noodles, canned fruits (applesauce, peaches, pears, etc.), cereal, pancake mix, syrup, any other non-perishable items are also welcome!